Tick, tick... boom!
Music and Lyrics by Jonathan Larson
Produced by Taxi Man Productions
Performed at Etcetera Theatre
Direction by Anthony Underwood | Movement Direction by Lucy Carruthers | Music Direction by Matt Herbert | Set Design by David Spence | Costume Design by Daisy Horan
Cast - Greg Miller Burns, Reuben Smith and Sarah Hunt
PC: Southsnap Media
Tick, Tick... Boom! is an intimate, autobiographical pop/rock musical from the creator of Rent, and tells the story of Jon, a struggling composer whose life seems to be going nowhere.
About to turn 30 and still waiting tables for a living, Jon is desperately scared that he may never “make it” on Broadway. The pressure to break out or give up only grows as Jon’s girlfriend, Susan, announces that she wants to get married and move out of the city, and his best friend, Michael, quits acting and finds huge financial success as a Madison Avenue corporate executive. As time ticks by Jon wonders if maybe his friends are right, and it’s time to throw in the towel.
Created by Jonathan Larson as a deeply personal peek into the life of an artist, Tick, Tick... Boom! follows one man’s journey to define success on his own terms.